recruritment: teaching assistant in Sport and exercise sciences and teaching assistant in physical education (2 positions).


Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education (2 Positions) University of Limerick

Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education (2 positions) – 10 Month Fixed Term Contract

Salary Scale: €32,137 p.a. pro rata

Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
Faculty of Education & Health Sciences
University of Limerick.

Further information for applicants and application material is available online from:

Informal Enquiries 

Prof Giles Warrington
Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
University of Limerick

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, 1st July 2022.

Applications must be completed online before 12 noon, Irish Standard Time on the closing date.

The University of Limerick (UL) with over 16,300 students and 1,700 staff is an energetic and enterprising institution with a proud record of innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensures that we capitalise on local, national and international engagement and connectivity. We are renowned for providing an outstanding student experience and employability and conducting leading edge research. Our commitment is to make a difference by shaping the future through educating and empowering our undergraduate and postgraduate students. UL is situated on a superb riverside campus of over 130 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. Outstanding recreational, cultural and sporting facilities further enhance this exceptional learning and research environment.

The Physical Education and Sport Sciences (PESS) department is a vibrant and rapidly growing department in the Faculty of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Limerick. The Department has a clear mission to be a research-led centre of excellence in Physical Education (PE), Coaching and Sport & Exercise Sciences (SES). PESS department ranked 48th in the 2021 Shanghai Global Rankings for ‘Sport Science Departments/Schools’. The department’s strengths lie in the expertise of its staff, the quality of its academic programmes, high quality teaching spaces and the applied nature and relevance of these programmes.


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